Villa Ricci Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... lens after this trip, as I can’t even take proper pictures of these things!
I found out the next morning that Kristi had taken Alex to get a crepe on the way back. Apparently both kids were in need of a little personal time with mom and dad, because we both got unsolicited an unsolicited “thank you” and “I love you” from each of the kids for getting him a crepe and for letting Samantha stay up “with the big kids”. ...
There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
... was back at base, and had another base worker send a message to the other leaders that she was back, and not lost. I was glad to have the ride shortened, it was wearing me out. Fun to have Eros pull a couple of us along in a high speed draft to catch up to the leaders in our "fast" group. I don't think he even broke a sweat today, effortless riding for him. He was nice enough to rollback down to me on a couple long ... long ...
... to Francesco's disappointment) and instead just ordered a bottle of Chianti Classico and two glasses to takeaway. Back at our room we put our feet up and just enjoyed the peace and quiet that surrounded us. With a deep sigh I turned and looked at Waz and asked him, "How am I ever going to go back to work"? He just shrugged.
After an extremely restful nights sleep, we needed to get moving as we only had a few hours to visit the ...
... paintings and statues by Michelangelo, Donatello, Bernini etc, as well as a fabulous small room, the Piccolomini Library, with floor to ceiling paintings from the Renaissance era. It was built for Cardinal Francesco Piccolomini in 1495, who later became Pope Pius III. Finally we headed to the Battistero where the font was made by a number of people such as Donatello. Home for Prosseco and beer, to plan tomorrow's ...